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Denomination: 'Evera117'
Trade name: MiniFamous Perfect Red
Botanical Name: Rosa
Applicant/Holder: Roses Forever ApS
Fiskervaenget 9, 5600
Breeder: Rosa Eskelund Hansen, Fåborg, Denmark
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Tel: 519-317-7511
Application Date: 2005-04-06
Application Number: 05-4698
Grant of Rights Date: 2009-05-25
Certificate Number: 3519
Date rights surrendered: 2015-05-11

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Evera126'

Summary: 'Evera117' has fewer flower petals than 'Evera126'. The side view of the lower part of the flower of 'Evera117' is flat while it is concave in 'Evera126'. The colour of the middle zone of the outer side of the flower petal of 'Evera117' is dark pink red to red while it is red to dark purple red in 'Evera126'.


PLANT: bushy growth habit, short, narrow to medium width
YOUNG SHOOT:weak anthocyanin colouration, bronze to reddish brown hue to the anthocyanin
PRICKLES: deep concave to concave shape of lower side, few short ones, medium number of long ones

LEAF: medium size, medium green, absent or very weak glossiness on upper side
LEAFLET: slightly concave in cross section, weak undulation of margin
TERMINAL LEAFLET: medium length, medium width, obtuse base

FLOWERING SHOOT: very few, begins flowering early and almost continuously
FLOWER PEDICEL: few to medium number of hairs or prickles
FLOWER BUD: ovate shape in longitudinal section
FLOWER: double type, few petals, medium diameter, round when viewed from above, flattened convex upper part when viewed from the side, flat lower part when viewed from the side, absent or very weak fragrance, absent or very weak sepal extensions
PETAL: small to medium size, red (RHS 43A-44B) middle and marginal zone on inner side, small to medium sized grey to blue pink (RHS 157B-63B) spot at base on inner side, dark pink red to red (RHS 53C-46B) middle and marginal zone on outer side, very small grey (RHS 157B) spot at base on outer side, medium to strong reflexing of margin, weak to medium undulation of margin
FILAMENT: yellow
SEED VESSEL: small, funnel shaped hip in longitudinal section

Origin & Breeding History: 'Evera117' originated from a cross made in April, 2002 between two un-named hybrid seedlings. In June, 2003 seedlings from the resultant progeny were selected for further observation. In December, 2003 a single plant was selected based on flower colour, flower size and number of flowers per stem.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Evera117' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, CPVO reference number 2005/1560, grant number 19182. The trials were conducted by the Bundessortenamt in Prufstelle Rethmar, Germany in 2006. Colour determinations were made using the 2001 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.

Comparison table for 'Evera117' with reference variety 'Evera126'

Petal colour (RHS)

  'Evera117' 'Evera126'
middle of outer side 53C-46B 45B-53B

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Rose: 'Evera117'

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